mental health

Body mapping session in Virtual Reality using EmbodiMap developed by UNSW fEEL Lab Scientia Professor Jill Bennett and lead immersive media designer Volker Kuchelmeister.

Scientia Professor Jill Bennett says the arts offer useful ways of dealing with complex mental health and emotional challenges.

Young doctors who work long hours are at greater risk of developing mental health problems.

Junior doctors who work more than 55 hours a week are at a greater risk of developing mental health problems and experiencing suicidal ideation.

mental health

We found refugees with insecure visas had poorer mental health than refugees with secure visas. But social interaction with the wider community seems to help.

Refugees with insecure visas experience more trauma, depression and PTSD

A new study has revealed the association between refugees’ visas and their mental health.

Mindgardens

$7 million in Commonwealth Government funding will underpin the launch of a unique service providing expert support for people with mental health, neurological and alcohol and drug disorders.

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This World Mental Health Day, UNSW is highlighting the ways its researchers and students are working towards improving mental health for people all over the world.

Australia child

In a recent report, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was highly critical of the Australian government for its youth justice failures and the rise of children with mental health issues.

Sandersan Onie

Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.

Children and adolescents with mental illness facing hospitalisation

UNSW Sydney contributes to guidelines which indicate when children and adolescents should be treated in psychiatric hospitals.

Refugees' mental health

A world-first intervention for refugee men who suffer from PTSD has shown promise in a trial, encouraging them to get help.

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